Cookware and other souvenirs for sale at a market in Thailand - photo by aotaro

Souvenirs and gifts to buy on a trip to Thailand

Taking home a memento of your trip to Thailand can be a fantastic way to savour the memories of your time away – but hunting for unique souvenirs and gifts can also quickly become a stressful last-minute rush that sucks the fun out of the final days of your holiday. Fortunately, these days Bangkok has […]

Wishbeer Home Bar craft beer bar in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Wishbeer Home Bar

Bangkok’s best craft beer bars

Beer has arguably never been bigger in Bangkok than it is now. But we’re not just talking the usual trio of Chang, Singha and Leo – after a long time of locally brewed craft beers having been confined to an illegal underground scene (which they largely still are), craft beer has hit the big time […]

River View Guest House in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by River View Guest House

The best views of Bangkok

Visitors to Bangkok tend to make a beeline for the Thai capital’s famous sky bars in the hope of getting an amazing view of the city – but there are other places with equally inspirational lookout points. These are some of our favourite spots for incredible views of Bangkok. Make the most of your visit […]

Flower Market Tour at Pak Khlong Talat flower market in Bangkok, Thailand, by The Market Experience (operated by Expique) - photo by The Market Experience

Our favourite unique (and best) tours and experiences in Bangkok

While at Expique we clearly love Tuk Tuk Tours and Food Experiences, there are so many other great passionate companies in Bangkok offering a range of niche experiences, that we thought we would share some of our favorites, and in our minds the best tour in Bangkok.  Recent years have seen a number of innovative […]

Casa Teo wine and tapas bar in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Casa Teo

The best wine bars in Bangkok

If you’re looking to settle in somewhere cosy and sip a glass or three of a fabulous vintage during your stay in Bangkok, you’re in luck. Recent years have seen an array of popular wine bars open up in the Thai capital, run by serious oenophiles. These are some of our picks of Bangkok’s best […]

Lhong 1919 in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Lhong 1919

5 of the most stunning heritage buildings in Bangkok

Bangkok is a city that’s changing fast – but, in amongst the skyscraper shopping malls, hotels and condominiums, there remain heritage buildings that have survived the wrath of development and still stand to pay homage to eras gone by. These stunning buildings spread across Bangkok display a wide range of Thai, European and Chinese heritage […]

Christmas tree at Central World - photo by Kazuhiro Nakamura

Expique’s Guide to Christmas in Bangkok

Christmas is fast approaching and in this article you will find some ideas of how to spent Christmas in Bangkok. Many people wonder to what extent Christmas and New Years Eve are celebrate in Thailand. While we have a few special festive activities this year at Expique (Santa Tuk Tuk Tours and Festive Thai Cooking […]

New Year's Eve fireworks on the Chao Phraya river - photo by Prachanart Viriyaraks

Expique’s Guide to the New Year in Bangkok (Updated for 2017/18)

More updates for 2017/18 coming soon.  While Thailand’s most well known festival is the Thai new year Songkran, with its massive country-wide water fights, the western new year is – much like Christmas – still celebrated on a large scale in Bangkok and elsewhere. In fact, together with Chinese New Year, Thais get in on […]

Trooping of the Colour in Bangkok - photo by That Hartford Guy

05 December: King Bhumibol’s Birthday and Father’s Day

Of the many public holidays on Thailand’s calendar, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Birthday on 05 December has long been one of the most prominent. Until his death aged 88 on 13 October 2016, this holiday had long been celebrated as the King’s Birthday, as well as being marked as Father’s Day. That also continued to be […]